May Water Talks - Michael Hogan

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Water Authority Board Chair Michael T. Hogan provides an introduction and overview of the Colorado River at the May 1 Water Talks: The Colorado River and its Future

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May Water Talks - Michael Hogan

  1. 1. Water Authority Board Chair Michael T. Hogan May 1, 2012 1
  2. 2.  Terry Fulp Ph.D, Deputy Regional Director of Lower Colorado Region, Bureau of Reclamation ◦ The river and its challenges Halla Razak, P.E., Water Authority ◦ Water transfer, history and future MWD rate case Q & A after each presentation 2
  3. 3. LAKE SHASTA San Diego County LAKE imports ~70% of its OROVILLE water supplyState Water Project (Bay-Delta) 16% Colorado River 54% Local Supplies and Conservation 30% 3
  4. 4. Water Supply ChallengeSan DiegoCounty 4
  5. 5. FONTENELLE RESERVOIR FLAMING GORGERESERVOIR BLUE MESA, MORROW POINT, CRYSTAL RESERVOIRS NAVAJO RESERVOIR 5
  6. 6.  Potential challenges to supply ◦ Increasing demand ◦ Climate change ◦ Water quality Participating in solutions ◦ Colorado River Water Users Association ◦ Colorado River Board ◦ Water Utility Climate Alliance 6
  7. 7. Increasing Water Reliability Through Supply Diversification 1991 2011(final) 2020 5% 11% 4% 14% 95% 3% 10% 13% 6% 13% 11% 7%Total = 578 44% 4% TAF 24% 30% 6% Total = 594 TAF Total = 779 TAF Metropolitan Water District Recycled Water Imperial Irrigation District Transfer Seawater Desalination All American & Coachella Canal Lining Groundwater Conservation (existing and additional) Local Surface Water
  8. 8. Visit our website: SDCWA.orgsdcwa.org/mobile-news-app @sdcwa 8

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